Similar to Windows 11, Windows 10 will receive major updates once a year

Microsoft has started rolling out Windows 10 version 21H2, November 2021 Update, and has also announced how upcoming major OS updates will be released. The company is going to push them once a year in line with the Windows 11 release schedule. So the next feature update for Windows 10 will be released in late 2022.

Microsoft has changed the Windows 10 release schedule to align with the Windows 11 release schedule of annual feature updates.

Windows 10 install update banner

Obviously, Microsoft's plans for the future of Windows are mostly focused on Windows 11. But until October 14, 2025, the company will continue to support at least one version of Windows 10. Thus, during this time, there will be two or three functional updates.

However, you shouldn't expect major changes or new features for Windows 10. It is now entered the plain support stage.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer from Russia who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

One thought on “Similar to Windows 11, Windows 10 will receive major updates once a year”

  1. Hi,
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